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Universities honor Kapamilya stars, programs

The University of the Philippines (UP) College of Mass Communication and the University of Perpetual Help System-DALTA (UPHSD) recently honored various Kapamilya personalities, programs, and executives for their contributions to the media industry. 

Universities honor Kapamilya stars, programs
ABS-CBN takes home 44 trophies in ALTA Media and 5 Glory awards. Pictured here is Gerald Anderson who accepts the trophy for  ‘Ikaw Lang Ang Iibigin,’ which is recognized by ALTA as Best Daytime Drama Series.
UPHSD’s Alta Media Icon Awards honored 44 Kapamilya programs and personalities for their contributions to developing the nation through media. ABS-CBN chief content officer Charo Santos-Concio, Sharon Cuneta, and Lea Salonga led the awardees with an Icon Award each for their work in broadcast, film, and music, respectively. 

The Kapamilya network’s current affairs programs led the list of winners. TV Patrol won Best News Program while Umagang Kay Ganda won Best Morning Show. Ipaglaban Mo won Best Public Service Program, SOCO won Best Documentary Program, Tapatan ni Tunying won Best News Talk Program, Matanglawin won Best Educational Program, and Sports U won Best Sports Program. 

Meanwhile, Julius Babao won Best Public Service Program Host for Mission Possible, Amy Perez won Best Morning Show Host for Umagang Kay Ganda, Dyan Castillejo won Best Sports Program Host for Sports U, and Kim Atienza won Best Educational Program Host for Matanglawin. 

In the entertainment category, FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano, won Best Primetime Drama Series, while Maalaala Mo Kaya won Best Drama Anthology.  Ikaw Lang Ang Iibigin won Best Daytime Drama Series while Home Sweetie Home won Best Comedy Program. Wansapanataym won Best Youth-Oriented Program while morning show Magandang Buhay won Best Showbiz Oriented Talk Show. 

The ALTA Media Awards given by the University of Perpetual Help in Las Pinas, recognizes media companies and personalities for significant contributions to national development, especially in shaping the youth

Meanwhile, five of ABS-CBN’s journalists and executives were recognized at UP Mass Comm’s Glory Awards, which honors recipients for their “excellence in broadcasting, film, journalism, research and allied disciplines such as social advocacy.”

Journalists Ces Oreña-Drilon, Fernando Sepe Jr., and Michelle Santiago received awards for their work in journalism, while media executives Monchet Olives and Linggit Tan-Marasigan received awards for their pioneering work in the television industry for the past thirty years. 

Launched last year, the Glory Awards is inspired by the legacy of the college’s first dean, the late Dr. Gloria Feliciano. The awardees were chosen based on criteria that include professional track record, leadership and social responsibility, results and impact, and samples of work. Previous winners of the Glory Awards are ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs head Ging Reyes and ABS-CBN TV Production head Laurenti Dyogi. 

Other winners at the ALTA Media Awards include ASAP and It’s Showtime for Best Musical Variety Show and Best Noontime Variety Show, respectively, while Vice Ganda won Best Variety Show Host.

 Reality shows I Can See Your Voice won Best Game Show while Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids (Season 3) won Best Talent Competition. Robi Domingo won Best Talent Competition Host. 

Coco Martin won Best Actor for TV (FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano) while Maja Salvador won Best Actress for TV (Wildflower). Daniel Padilla and Liza Soberano won Most Influential Male and Female TV Personalities respectively. Joshua Garcia won Most Promising Male Star for TV while he and Julia Barretto won Best Love Team. Child star Awra Briguela won Best Child Performer for Film for Ang Panday. 

In the music categories, Michael Pangilinan won Best Male Recording Artist for “Bakit Ba Ikaw” while Moira dela Torre won Best Female Recording Artist for “Titibo-tibo.” 

Lifestyle program hosts Gina Lopez (G Diaries on ABS-CBN and ANC, the ABS-CBN News Channel) and Bianca Gonzales (Modern Living TV on ANC) also won Best Travel Show Host and Best Lifestyle Show Host respectively. Meanwhile, comedian, host, and vlogger Alex Gonzaga won Most Influential Female Social Media Personality. 

ABS-CBN also won various awards for its radio programs and hosts. MOR 101.9 won Best FM Station while morning program Morning Pinas won Best FM Radio Program. DZMM Radyo Patrol 630’s news commentary program Dos Por Dos won Best AM Radio Program, while its host Anthony Taberna won Best AM Radio Male Personality. Meanwhile, Karen Davila won Best AM Radio Female Personality for Pasada Sais Trenta also on DZMM.

Topics: University of the Philippines , University of Perpetual Help System-DALTA , FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano , ABS-CBN
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